Friday Roundup: Crime Labs Oversight and Eyewitness Identification Reform


A Connecticut crime lab

lost its professional accreditation

as it staggers under a 4,500-case backlog of untested DNA evidence.

Two Illinois state senators are reaching across the aisle and work together in

promoting steps to reducing wrongful convictions.

In a speech, Exoneree Marty Tankleff

urged students at Hofstra University

to become involved with fighting wrongful convictions in their communities.

Attorneys urged the Oregon Supreme Court to

change the legal standards for eyewitness identification

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